The Friday Funny: Is hell endothermic or exothermic?

One of the hallmarks of genuine evaluation is thoughtful analysis and sound evaluative reasoning that the audience can follow.

Some of our readers are not only evaluators, but also teachers or students of evaluation. We thought you might enjoy this little classic that’s done the rounds on the Internet. We found this version on Pinetree.net’s

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Who’s afraid of the Big Bad … Thought?

At the recent conference of the Australasian Evaluation Society, Tom Schwandt gave an entertaining and thought-provoking keynote in which he talked about a societal phenomenon called ‘phronemophobia’. [Tom assured us this really was an existing word in the English language and not something he made up!]

Phronemophobia is the fear of thinking, which Tom says

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